Jaques Ivory Set, mid 1850's, with Carton Pierre Box

 
     
     
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A mid-1850's ivory set with 3.5” tall kings having 1.75” diameter bases. “Jaques London” inscribed to the underside of the white king’s base. This set is in the Andersen-style with stout and heavy knights resembling a Shetland pony more than a horse. Set comes housed in its original Carton-Pierre casket with red paper trade label affixed to the bottom.
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